The table below looks at the prevalence of the term N-Tier in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited N-Tier over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
N-Tier
Rank 442 372 339
Rank change year-on-year
-70 -33
Permanent jobs citing N-Tier 573 767 835
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.53% 0.69% 0.77%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.41% 1.72% 2.00%
Number of salaries quoted 505 576 745
Average salary £45,000 £44,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.69% +4.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £68,550 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
40715 44489 41674
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.84% 39.74% 38.29%
Number of salaries quoted 32299 34851 33780
Average salary £47,500 £45,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.39% +1.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

N-Tier
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing N-Tier within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

N-Tier Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

N-Tier
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing N-Tier within the UK.

N-Tier Salary Trend in the UK

N-Tier
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing N-Tier over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 within the UK.

N-Tier Salary Histogram in the UK

N-Tier
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing N-Tier within the UK over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -65 517 £45,000 - 78
London +31 192 £57,500 -2.12% 19
South East -95 66 £47,500 +18.75% 8
North West -17 65 £40,000 +6.66% 9
East of England -32 55 £45,500 -4.21% 8
West Midlands -10 37 £42,500 -5.55% 14
Manchester +14 34 £42,500 +13.33% 2
South West -51 34 £40,000 +19.40% 5
City of London -10 31 £60,000 +14.28% 4
Cheshire -22 29 £40,000 - 6
Yorkshire -24 23 £42,500 +6.25% 7
Scotland +9 22 £42,500 +13.33% 3
Hertfordshire +17 18 £70,000 +133.33% 1
Hampshire +4 16 £32,500 -25.28%
Gloucestershire -20 16 £38,500 +24.19%
West Yorkshire -8 15 £42,500 +6.25% 6
Surrey -25 15 £47,500 +31.03% 2
North East +6 14 £34,500 -21.14% 2
Staffordshire +4 14 £47,500 +46.15% 5
East Midlands +5 13 £42,500 +19.71% 6
Glasgow +5 12 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Leeds +3 12 £47,500 +18.75% 2
Tyne and Wear -6 12 £34,500 -21.14% 2
Winchester - 12 £32,500 -
Cheltenham +5 11 £41,500 +36.06%
Suffolk -12 11 £44,000 +10.00% 2
Bristol -17 11 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Cambridgeshire +21 10 £45,000 -12.19% 1
Reading +8 10 £90,000 +125.00%
Berkshire +1 10 £90,000 +140.00%

N-Tier
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing N-Tier also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited N-Tier.

1 815 (67.80%) .NET
2 762 (63.39%) C#
3 628 (52.25%) SQL Server
4 555 (46.17%) Agile Software Development
5 516 (42.93%) SQL
6 509 (42.35%) ASP.NET
7 430 (35.77%) JavaScript
8 421 (35.02%) HTML
9 396 (32.95%) CSS
10 391 (32.53%) Microsoft
11 356 (29.62%) MVC
12 353 (29.37%) Finance
12 353 (29.37%) OO
13 321 (26.71%) TDD
14 312 (25.96%) Web Services
15 300 (24.96%) Scrum
16 267 (22.21%) SOA
17 265 (22.05%) XML
18 259 (21.55%) .NET Framework
19 242 (20.13%) jQuery
20 237 (19.72%) Unit Testing
21 231 (19.22%) Windows
22 224 (18.64%) Java
23 214 (17.80%) WCF
24 213 (17.72%) Degree
25 205 (17.05%) Oracle
26 176 (14.64%) HTML5
27 171 (14.23%) MS Excel
28 168 (13.98%) Visual Studio
29 165 (13.73%) ASP.NET MVC

N-Tier
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing N-Tier also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited N-Tier. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 81 (6.74%) IIS
2 77 (6.41%) SharePoint
3 61 (5.07%) JBoss
4 44 (3.66%) BizTalk Server
5 35 (2.91%) Tomcat
6 34 (2.83%) WebSphere
7 33 (2.75%) CMS
8 29 (2.41%) WebLogic
9 24 (2.00%) Apache
10 20 (1.66%) Tuxedo
10 20 (1.66%) AquaLogic
10 20 (1.66%) Oracle Service Bus
10 20 (1.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 18 (1.50%) SharePoint 2010
12 12 (1.00%) SharePoint 2013
13 11 (0.92%) Apache ServiceMix
14 10 (0.83%) Orchard CMS
14 10 (0.83%) Jetty
15 7 (0.58%) SharePoint Server
16 6 (0.50%) Node.js
Applications
1 171 (14.23%) MS Excel
2 24 (2.00%) MS Office
3 10 (0.83%) Photoshop
4 7 (0.58%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.33%) Fireworks
6 2 (0.17%) MS Project
7 1 (0.083%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 28 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.42%) Oracle 11i
3 4 (0.33%) Staffware
3 4 (0.33%) MoSes
3 4 (0.33%) Towers Watson Igloo
4 2 (0.17%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.17%) ION MarketView
4 2 (0.17%) Lawson
4 2 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.17%) RMDS
4 2 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.083%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.083%) Summit
5 1 (0.083%) SmartPlant
Cloud Services
1 59 (4.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (2.25%) Cloud Computing
3 26 (2.16%) SaaS
4 6 (0.50%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.17%) PaaS
5 2 (0.17%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 93 (7.74%) HTTP
2 44 (3.66%) Internet
3 25 (2.08%) Firewall
4 17 (1.41%) DNS
5 16 (1.33%) SAN
6 14 (1.16%) NAS
7 12 (1.00%) TCP/IP
8 9 (0.75%) DHCP
9 6 (0.50%) SMTP
10 4 (0.33%) IPv4
10 4 (0.33%) IPv6
10 4 (0.33%) OpenLDAP
10 4 (0.33%) Intranet
11 3 (0.25%) SNMP
11 3 (0.25%) Wireless
11 3 (0.25%) HTTPS
11 3 (0.25%) WAN
11 3 (0.25%) LAN
12 2 (0.17%) SMS
12 2 (0.17%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 628 (52.25%) SQL Server
2 135 (11.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 121 (10.07%) Relational Database
4 83 (6.91%) SQL Server 2005
5 74 (6.16%) RDBMS
6 70 (5.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 69 (5.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 59 (4.91%) Oracle Database
9 47 (3.91%) MySQL
9 47 (3.91%) NoSQL
10 44 (3.66%) SQL Server 2012
11 42 (3.49%) MongoDB
11 42 (3.49%) Oracle Database 11g
12 36 (3.00%) Data Warehouse
13 33 (2.75%) DB2
14 30 (2.50%) Crystal Reports
14 30 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 28 (2.33%) Oracle Reports
16 21 (1.75%) Hazelcast
17 20 (1.66%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 168 (13.98%) Visual Studio
2 164 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 67 (5.57%) JUnit
4 66 (5.49%) Git (software)
5 63 (5.24%) Subversion
6 62 (5.16%) NUnit
7 50 (4.16%) Maven
7 50 (4.16%) Selenium
8 44 (3.66%) JIRA
9 26 (2.16%) Moq
10 25 (2.08%) AccuRev
11 24 (2.00%) Oracle Forms
11 24 (2.00%) Eclipse
11 24 (2.00%) SoapUI
11 24 (2.00%) WebDriver
11 24 (2.00%) Jenkins
12 23 (1.91%) Rhino Mocks
13 22 (1.83%) Ant
13 22 (1.83%) TestNG
14 21 (1.75%) JMeter
General
1 353 (29.37%) Finance
2 104 (8.65%) Banking
3 68 (5.66%) Retail
4 59 (4.91%) Front Office
5 48 (3.99%) Marketing
6 40 (3.33%) Games
7 38 (3.16%) Telecoms
8 26 (2.16%) Investment Banking
9 23 (1.91%) Back Office
10 17 (1.41%) Financial Institution
11 15 (1.25%) Legal
11 15 (1.25%) Advertising
12 12 (1.00%) French Language
13 8 (0.67%) Manufacturing
14 7 (0.58%) Billing
15 6 (0.50%) Publishing
16 4 (0.33%) Online Betting
16 4 (0.33%) Aerospace
17 3 (0.25%) Law
18 1 (0.083%) Military
Job Titles
1 784 (65.22%) Developer
2 301 (25.04%) .NET Developer
3 257 (21.38%) C# Developer
4 159 (13.23%) C# .NET Developer
5 158 (13.14%) Architect
6 146 (12.15%) Senior Developer
7 118 (9.82%) ASP.NET Developer
8 107 (8.90%) Java Developer
9 100 (8.32%) Software Developer
10 92 (7.65%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 90 (7.49%) Solutions Architect
12 84 (6.99%) Analyst
13 62 (5.16%) Web Developer
14 59 (4.91%) Lead Developer
15 51 (4.24%) Senior .NET Developer
16 44 (3.66%) Consultant
17 42 (3.49%) Programmer
18 41 (3.41%) Tester
19 40 (3.33%) Senior C# Developer
20 39 (3.24%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 815 (67.80%) .NET
2 509 (42.35%) ASP.NET
3 421 (35.02%) HTML
4 396 (32.95%) CSS
5 312 (25.96%) Web Services
6 265 (22.05%) XML
7 259 (21.55%) .NET Framework
8 242 (20.13%) jQuery
9 214 (17.80%) WCF
10 176 (14.64%) HTML5
11 165 (13.73%) ASP.NET MVC
12 152 (12.65%) Ajax
13 132 (10.98%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 130 (10.82%) Spring
15 126 (10.48%) WPF
16 109 (9.07%) CSS3
17 100 (8.32%) JSON
18 94 (7.82%) WinForms
19 93 (7.74%) SOAP
20 88 (7.32%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 114 (9.48%) Enterprise Software
2 113 (9.40%) Client/Server
2 113 (9.40%) Computer Science
3 76 (6.32%) Analytical Skills
4 52 (4.33%) Mobile App
5 39 (3.24%) Inversion of Control
6 38 (3.16%) Derivative
7 33 (2.75%) Mathematics
8 28 (2.33%) Open Source
9 24 (2.00%) Hedge funds
10 21 (1.75%) SWIFT
10 21 (1.75%) iPhone
10 21 (1.75%) Fixed Income
10 21 (1.75%) Equities
11 20 (1.66%) Data Protection Act
12 17 (1.41%) Online Games
12 17 (1.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 17 (1.41%) User Experience
13 16 (1.33%) Management Information System
14 14 (1.16%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 231 (19.22%) Windows
2 87 (7.24%) Linux
3 74 (6.16%) Android
4 59 (4.91%) Apple iOS
5 42 (3.49%) Windows Server 2003
6 36 (3.00%) UNIX
7 35 (2.91%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (1.00%) Windows Phone
10 11 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (0.83%) Windows Mobile
12 9 (0.75%) Windows 7
13 5 (0.42%) MVS
13 5 (0.42%) Windows 8
13 5 (0.42%) Solaris
14 4 (0.33%) AIX
15 2 (0.17%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.17%) Windows CE
15 2 (0.17%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 555 (46.17%) Agile Software Development
2 356 (29.62%) MVC
3 353 (29.37%) OO
4 321 (26.71%) TDD
5 300 (24.96%) Scrum
6 267 (22.21%) SOA
7 237 (19.72%) Unit Testing
8 133 (11.06%) Mentoring
9 131 (10.90%) Continuous Integration
10 123 (10.23%) Software Engineering
11 121 (10.07%) UML
12 111 (9.23%) E-Commerce
13 108 (8.99%) OOD
14 99 (8.24%) OOP
15 96 (7.99%) Multithreading
16 63 (5.24%) Web Development
17 57 (4.74%) TOGAF
18 56 (4.66%) CRM
19 50 (4.16%) Test Automation
20 49 (4.08%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 762 (63.39%) C#
2 516 (42.93%) SQL
3 430 (35.77%) JavaScript
4 224 (18.64%) Java
5 160 (13.31%) T-SQL
6 127 (10.57%) VB.NET
7 81 (6.74%) VB
8 29 (2.41%) C++
9 27 (2.25%) Delphi
10 24 (2.00%) VB6
11 21 (1.75%) COBOL
11 21 (1.75%) VBA
12 19 (1.58%) Objective-C
12 19 (1.58%) XPath
13 18 (1.50%) XAML
14 15 (1.25%) PHP
15 12 (1.00%) PL/SQL
15 12 (1.00%) ActionScript
16 8 (0.67%) Lua
17 7 (0.58%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 213 (17.72%) Degree
2 38 (3.16%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (1.41%) ISEB
4 15 (1.25%) Security Cleared
5 13 (1.08%) SC Cleared
6 12 (1.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 9 (0.75%) ISTQB
8 7 (0.58%) MCSE
8 7 (0.58%) MCITP
8 7 (0.58%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
8 7 (0.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (0.50%) MCPD
9 6 (0.50%) CTC Cleared
10 5 (0.42%) Sun Certification
10 5 (0.42%) MCP
10 5 (0.42%) Brainbench
11 4 (0.33%) MCTS
12 3 (0.25%) CISSP
13 1 (0.083%) MCSD
13 1 (0.083%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (5.57%) QA
2 20 (1.66%) WAI
3 11 (0.92%) SLA
4 9 (0.75%) Solvency II
5 7 (0.58%) COBIT
6 6 (0.50%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.33%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.25%) EMIR
8 3 (0.25%) Dodd-Frank
9 2 (0.17%) HL7
10 1 (0.083%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.083%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.083%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 1 (0.083%) WCAG
System Software
1 34 (2.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (1.58%) Active Directory
3 9 (0.75%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 8 (0.67%) Hyper-V
5 7 (0.58%) vSphere
5 7 (0.58%) Terminal Services
5 7 (0.58%) vCloud
6 4 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.25%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.25%) XenApp
7 3 (0.25%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.17%) NFS
Systems Management
1 34 (2.83%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (0.92%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 11 (0.92%) MOM
3 7 (0.58%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 3 (0.25%) Puppet
4 3 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.083%) nmon
5 1 (0.083%) CA Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.083%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.083%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 391 (32.53%) Microsoft
2 205 (17.05%) Oracle
3 67 (5.57%) IBM
4 34 (2.83%) VMware
5 31 (2.58%) Sybase
6 29 (2.41%) HP
6 29 (2.41%) BEA
7 20 (1.66%) Micro Focus
8 16 (1.33%) Red Hat
9 14 (1.16%) Sencha
10 13 (1.08%) Telerik
10 13 (1.08%) Google
11 10 (0.83%) Veritas
11 10 (0.83%) Cisco
12 8 (0.67%) Business Objects
12 8 (0.67%) SAP
12 8 (0.67%) Sun
12 8 (0.67%) Terracotta
13 7 (0.58%) DevExpress
13 7 (0.58%) Juniper
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Richmond, Surrey
Computer People
Posted: 2 hours ago
Ashford, Kent
Pearson Whiffin Recruitment
Posted: 2 hours ago
West Midlands
Capita Resourcing IT
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Staffordshire
SmartSourcing plc
Posted: 3 hours ago
Hounslow, London
Think IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Package
Posted: 3 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 75,000 + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Hudson IT
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
West London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £500 - £600 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000
Posted: 11 hours ago
West Midlands
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 50k per year
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 55k per year
Posted: 17 hours ago
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £240.00 - £290.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Ashford, Kent
@ITS
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum £40,000 - £55,000 + beneifts
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £70k - 80k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sidcup, Kent
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago